Team Member Job Category: Team

Jay Davis

Jay has worked in the civil engineering field since 1979.

Sean Callahan, EIT

A Colorado native! Sean was born in Westminster and has been around the area for most of his life. He graduated from the University of Wyoming in December of 2018 with a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering.

Itai Axelrad, EIT

Itai Axelrad EIT Baseline Corp

A recent California transplant, Itai enjoys the Colorado Mountains and being outside.

Sarah Parsley, EIT

Sarah Parsley Baseline Corp

Sarah has lived in Denver for the past 15 years. She received her first bachelor’s degree in statistics in 2002 and her second bachelor’s in civil engineering in 2014. She has worked in land development for the past three years and loves it.

Ben Thurston, AICP

Ben Thurston, AICP Baseline Corp

Ben is a land use planner with over 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors. He relocated from Wisconsin to Colorado in 1999 with his family, but somehow his skiing experience is still limited to the iced hills of Wisconsin.

Melanie Nieske

Melanie Nieske Baselijne Corp

Melanie recently relocated to Boulder from East Lansing, Michigan. In her free time, she enjoys salsa dancing, oil painting, and knitting.

Laura Wright

Laura Wright - Baseline Corp

Originally from Laramie, WY, Laura moved to Colorado about eight years ago and enjoys all the outdoor activities that the state has to offer.

Wade Cato

Wade Cato Baseline Corp

Wade is a Baseline civil designer with more than a decade of experience in land development.

Sarah Foster, EIT

Sarah Foster Julie Esterl

Sarah has been involved with many aspects of civil engineering, including stormwater design, road design and improvement, floodplain management, and infrastructure plans.

John McLain, PE

John McLain President and Founder of Baseline Corp

John is Baseline’s founder and president. He was born in Oklahoma City; however he spent most of his upbringing dreaming of someday living in Colorado.